The Tragic Fatality at Lower House Farm Part 2

The Chiddicks Family Tree

Not all the stories that we uncover, whilst researching our Family Trees, are happy ones, take this incident involving the fatal shooting of a 6 year old boy and the part that my Ancestor, William Wootton played.

This is the second part of the story surrounding the fatal shooting, Part 1 of the story can be found Here

This story has so many twists and turns, it’s almost unbelievable and good enough to be a book. As I have unravelled each layer, the story has really grown into a truly remarkable tale, filled with lots of sadness, but also lots of wonderful moments, that I would never have discovered, had I not looked below the surface of the bare facts. You just never know what you will discover once you start off down a Genealogy road, but whether it’s good or bad, it’s part of the fabric that makes us who…

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